The Bible is undoubtedly the most widely published and widely read book in the world. Every Christian home has...
The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams (Author) and William Nicholson (Illustrator) Initially published in 1...
In 1929, Ernest Hemingway’s classic A Farewell to Arms was published to critical acclaim. The book quickly bec...
First published in 1940, Ernest Hemingway’s renowned classic For Whom the Bell Tolls is a book with important...
In 1931, a manuscript called, ‘Barracoon: The Story of the Last ‘Black Cargo’ by Zora Neale Hurston was refuse...
This week marks the anniversary of the publication of Charles Baudelaire’s Les Fleurs du Mal (Flowers of Evil) in 1857. The collection of poetry caused outrage upon its release, leadin... Read more
Now a massively successful musical and an award winning movie, Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables has evolved well beyond its nineteenth century origins into a modern cultural phenomenon. As... Read more
This week marks the anniversary of the publication of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. First released in English bookshops in 1897, the book remains for many the classic vampire novel. The book... Read more
Mark Twain was a writer synonymous with the United States, one capable of capturing the mood of a specific time in the country’s history while also creating timeless characters. Born S... Read more
Initially released as a “shilling shocker”- short, exciting, mass produced books aimed at a mainstream audience – Robert Louis Stevenson’s ‘Strange Case of Dr.... Read more
Like the monster it depicts, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’ is a novel which mixes elements from a variety of different sources. Alongside being a timeless ho... Read more
Herodotus’ Histories of the war between Greece and Persia is regarded as the first work of narrative history ever produced. It is pioneering in its attempt to provide a broader analysi... Read more
‘When I read the Bhagavad Gita and reflect about how God created this universe everything else seems so superfluous.’ – Albert Einstein A key text in Hindu theology and phi... Read more
A team of Spanish archaeologists confirmed on Tuesday that they had found the remains of Miguel de Cervantes at the Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians, in Madrid. Housing the final burial... Read more
Sun Tzu’s ‘The Art of War’ is an unusual book that has been a source of inspiration for leaders since its creation. From businessmen to politicians, its advice has been uti... Read more
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